Your child must be 5 years old on or before September 1.
The School District of Philadelphia does not test for early admission to kindergarten under any circumstances.
Any 6-year-old child who did NOT attend kindergarten may attend kindergarten instead of 1st grade, at the written request of the parent(s).
- Recommended Books for Kindergarten Transition
- Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten, Joseph Slate (Illustrated by Ashley Wolff)
- Seven Little Mice Go to School by Kazuo Iwamura.
- Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come | Preparate, kindergarten! Alla voy!
- Transition Time : Let’s Do Something Different by Jean R. Feldman
- Clifford Goes to Kindergarten by Norman Bridwell
- The Night Before Kindergarten
- On the First Day of Kindergarten
- Amelia Bedelia’s – First Day of School
Kindergarten and 1st-12th grade new student registration has began for School District of Philadelphia and Charter Schools in Philadelphia.
You can now register 4 ways:
- In-person or
- Drop box
Tips for Kindergarten Registration
- Register Early to get you pick
- If you need assistance ask Sun Bright Director for help
- Child can be registered at more than one school including public school and charter school
- If you awaiting for charter school registration go ahead and register at multiple schools
- You can register for as many charter schools as you want. There is no limit.